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Roberts Family
History by Myrtle Parker

Great grandmother, Polly Clark said to have been sold as a slave and brought from South Carolina around 1840 or 60 with five boys, names: John, Luke, Jim, Henry, and Horace and two girls, Harriet and Charlotte. Horace married Phylis McDonnell Clark, had two children, Mary Elizabeth, and James Samuel Clark. Grand Ma, Mary Elizabeth married Everett Roberts around 1895, 17 children were born into this family. Children: Henry, Horace, Annie, Cornelia, Sarrah, Bessie, Martha, Thamon, Gracie, Lincoln, James Alonza, Maggie, Lorena, Ruby, Elixabeth, Willie, Everett, and John Hill Roberts.
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